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Power and Love

Power And Love Many people seem to want a god of power so that their power god can fix things, prevent bad things and keep good things going. But what if God does not care much for power, but does care about love. Why? The power god fixes things for people, or they so hope. The God of Love wants people to fix things. God is about relationship that bonds. There is a bible story for this. There was a king who had all power, and a servant who had no power but was in debt to the king, big time. The servant cannot pay up. So the power decision of the king is to sell the servant, his family and belongings to recover the debt. The servant begs and whines. The king becomes a king of compa

Private Property

Private Property Private property, a bedrock of capitalism, is not much for sharing. "I have mine. You get yours." If there is sharing it is called charity. Capitalism has done a lot of good things, but individualism as part of its economic religion does not do much for the have nots. "If they would only work," say those who have. Charity or government taxes fill in for those who have not, and in some places that is never enough. It was no better in feudal times when the Lord of the Manor owned all the land and people got to work it for a fee or tax. Fail to pay the tax, and you were out. Charity, steal, prostitution or Robin Hood were some options. It seems that what is missing i